Church Interpreter Training Institute (CITI)


CITI is open to participants from all denominations who confess the Holy Trinity. As it is a program designed for interpreters in Christian churches, we ask that you read the Statement of Faith included with the application form and designate your agreement. Please complete the Statement of Faith Form attached to the Application and Medical Forms.

All participants, in all programs, must be 18 years of age prior to the beginning of the program the applicant is registering for.

The Beginning ASL Intensive is designed for the individual who is interested in learning ASL for the first time.  It is also available to those with limited signing skills and desiring to complete a beginning course.  The students will also be involved in classes and activities with students in the Church Interpreter Training program.

It is required that each student in the Church Interpreter Training program shall have successfully completed a Beginning Sign Language course.

Emergency Notification:

In the event of an emergency, it is VERY IMPORTANT for us to have your completed Medical Form. No information from this form, except in the case of an actual emergency, will be made available to anyone other than pertinent CITI staff.


All applications must be in our office by April 15th. Please complete and submit the following:


Please make all payments by check or money order to:
Concordia Theological Seminary and note in Memo: CITI.

All payments for registration and/or fees should be mailed to:
Concordia Theological Seminary
6600 North Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN  46845


Registration and room assignments will take place at the Lutheran Ministries Media building on Concordia Theological Seminary's campus, Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:00 - 3:00 pm.  (Follow CITI signs)